Shakopee school board authorizes $2.4 million in cuts, fills vacancy
Minneapolis Star Tribune
The board also appointed retired teacher Judith Tomczik to the vacant board seat left open by Mary Romansky's abrupt resignation in January. Tomczik, who taught for 44 years in Shakopee, is expected to join the board in early June following a waiting ...

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Students with special needs get big surprise
WTOL.com
A group of students with special needs who attend Central Middle School got a big surprise courtesy of Nike. Melissa LeBlanc Goodwin, a teacher at the school, took to Facebook to recount the outing that left her with "no words" and "unable to describe ...


Climbing a rock wall with cerebral palsy? No fear for this man and his family
Staunton News Leader
HARRISONBURG - Michael Harms could hardly wait for his chance. The Manassas man stood below the climbing wall, itching to start his ascent toward his son, Donald, who was already more than halfway up. Harms didn't want to make the climb to help Donald ...


Anderson Independent Mail

Hayley Hoover returns to lead Daniel volleyball program
Anderson Independent Mail
Hoover went on to hold assistant coach positions at Pendleton High and Southern Wesleyan before landing at Daniel. She currently teaches special education at La France Elementary, where she has been the last four years. Like volleyball, working with ...


The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Designs for new high school, sports stadium OK'd
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
... artificial turf sports stadium needs final approval from the city of Bozeman, and then it's expected to take eight months to build. Bob Franzen and Nate Helfrich of CTA Architects & Engineers described the design of the 304,000-square-foot new high ...


Daily Nebraskan

UNL student follows mom's path, pursues future with special education
Daily Nebraskan
When she was little, Kaylee Putler was always excited to get home from school. When she walked through the front door her mom was always waiting for her and her sister, snacks in hand, ready to tell her kids about her day. Putler's mom, Jodi Putler ...


Football players design practice facility
Tiffin Advertiser Tribune
Out of 3,100 public school facilities, 215 have received the award this year and Green Springs is one of 102 that have received it for two years. McPherson Middle School Principal Brian Cannon said May 17 is Right of Passage Day for eighth-graders and ...


The Review

HC school board names top personnel
The Review
The school board took time Monday to recognize two staff members for their excellence and dedication within the district this 2017-18 school year – Weir Middle School special education teacher Kayla Violet named “Teacher of the Year” and Weir High ...


Knoxville News Sentinel (blog)

Shopper News blog: Forever His Day Camp welcomes special needs families
Knoxville News Sentinel (blog)
“Normally we have attendees from preschool to adult, but this spring we had to limit it to preschool to middle school. We have a 2½-year-old and a 14-year-old. We're having construction here at the church so we have limited space, but we weren't going ...


Dallas News (blog)

Milo the robot helps Dallas students with autism learn new social and emotional skills
Dallas News (blog)
Milo, who started at the northwest Dallas school a month ago, looks like his fellow co-workers and some of his students in many ways. He sports a spiky brown hairstyle, smiles when he's happy, frowns when he's sad, and asks students about their ...


Lock Haven Express

BEA feasibility study results presented
Lock Haven Express
Grade levels remain at K-4 for Elementary students, and 5-8 for Middle School students. Estimated renovation costs of between $10.6 million and $14 million. Cost estimates were provided for variables of closing one, two, or all three outlying ...

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FOX 4 News

TCU frat holds BBQ fundraiser for special needs cheerleader
FOX 4 News
A TCU fraternity is helping a teenager with Down syndrome fulfill her dream of being a high school cheerleader. Cheering is more than a hobby for 14-year-old Maddie Thompson. She's been part of a private cheerleading squad for the past decade, but when ...


MontanaSports

Heights National adding Challenger Division to Little League ...
MontanaSports
BILLINGS – The Little League Challenger Division has one goal – make baseball available to any child, regardless of physical or intellectual disabilities. The national program is in its 30th year, but the only Montana challenger league is in Missoula ...

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Danville Commercial News

Hoopeston Area board OKs TIF extensions
Danville Commercial News
16; the employment of Susan Root as principal of Maple Grade School; Dan Walder as principal of John Greer Grade School; Marc Campbell, as principal of the high school; all non-certified employees and Tim Hillard, Mark Eighner, Rodney Comstock and Curt ...


Wheeling Intelligencer

Teacher, Detective, Volunteer Accept Champ Awards
Wheeling Intelligencer
Presented by the Ohio County Family Resource Network Partners in Prevention Team, this year's trio of Deborah Allen Doleski Champions of Children are Matt Taylor, a detective and sergeant with the Wheeling Police Department; Beckey Weigand, a Retired ...


The Daily Nonpareil

Nelson Family Foundation honors 5 local teachers
The Daily Nonpareil
Jennifer has been with the Council Bluffs Community School District for 20 years. During that time, she has taught kindergarten, first and second grades. She started her teaching career at Edison, teaching there for 15 years, and she has been at ...


Arizona Daily Star

Golf tourneys raise money for foster families, special needs camps
Arizona Daily Star
... and special counselors allow the camp to accommodate those who are blind and deaf as well as those who live with challenges such as spina bifida, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, spinal cord injuries or amputations. Camp Abilities provides ...


Chattanooga Times Free Press

Judy Rogers' swan song a special Special Olympics memory [photos]
Chattanooga Times Free Press
"These students are athletes," said 32-year-old Red Bank Middle School coach Grady Wilson, who only works with special needs athletes at the high school level. "They deserve a coach who's fully invested in their development. They work as hard as any ...

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Milford Daily News

Megliola: Holliston's Lindsey Franco finds a special sisterhood with ...
Milford Daily News
The Framingham State softball team has sort of adopted Lindsey, and not to just root for the players.

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Nevada Appeal

Senator Square: Capital City Arts Initiative presents art by Carson High School students
Nevada Appeal
Kami has been involved in volleyball and track all four years at CHS as well as three years of Link Crew and National Honor Society. Kami spends time outside of the school day helping with the middle school volleyball team at one of the local private ...
Senator Square: Capital City Arts Initiative presents art of CHS studentsCarson Now

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